Here's Why The Starbucks Red Cups Controversy Makes No Sense
It turns out it takes more than a cup to ruin Christmas.
Happy war-on-Christmas season!
In case you missed it, there's a good one already: Some people are super pissed about Starbucks's new minimalist red cup design.
There's a consensus among a small but vocal group that the good people of Starbucks are liberal terrorists, and that Christmas is almost certainly RUINED because of this.
2015: THE YEAR THAT CHRISTMAS WAS FINALLY RUINED FOREVER. :( :( :(
FIRST OF ALL, READ THIS TWEET:
Secondly, this was the design last year:
And this was the design from 2013:
It's a snowman and some streaks. These are symbols of WINTER, not even Christmas. I'm confused.
Third, Starbucks is still Christmas as hell.
Like, even without a snowman on the cup, Starbucks isn't exactly skimping on the Christmas spirit...
ALSO, they literally have a coffee blend called "CHRISTMAS BLEND."
Fourth, the thing about the cup is that it is a LITERAL CUP THAT YOU THROW AWAY. You don't even keep it!
There are a whole lot of double standards going on. And again, THIS IS FOR A STARBUCKS CUP.
To wrap it up, anyone who is angry about a red cup should realize:
Also, don't be a dick to the barista.
In conclusion, blame frat boys.
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